The 2015 UCI WorldTour season saw cycling fans get closer to the action than ever before, thanks to the on-board cameras used by riders from the 11 teams signed up to the Velon joint venture – and here’s a video that showcases the best of what was captured via GoPro.
There’s crowds on climbs, a dog, Didi the Devil, a fair bit of celebration, a lot of Chris Froome, a couple of Parisian landmarks and, of course, a few crashes ... we’re expecting to see much more video from inside the peloton in 2016.
Simon joined road.cc as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.